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Closing ColorBox From Within an iFrame

May 13th, 2011 - Posted by Steve Marks to (X)HTML / CSS, Javascript / jQuery, Web Development.
I’ve wrote a couple of posts previously about the jQuery ColorBox plugin. It really is one of my preferred lightboxes that I find myself using more and more as time goes on. Today I want to answer a question that I’ve been asked a few times before and explain a situation I̵...

How to Check if jQuery’s ColorBox is Open or Closed

October 20th, 2010 - Posted by Steve Marks to Javascript / jQuery, Web Development.
jQuery’s ColorBox is one of my favourite and most used jQuery plugins. It’s simple to set up, looks great, very customisable and the website contains examples to cover every scenario you could imagine. One thing that I couldn’t achieve right away however was how to get th...

Open jQuery Colorbox onLoad

April 7th, 2010 - Posted by Steve Marks to Javascript / jQuery, Web Development.
Update – 26th December 2010 (Credit to azrad) Since writing this post it seems that ColorBox has been updated meaning the solution below is now longer needed. Simply using the latest version of colorbox will allow you to open the ColorBox onLoad. I came across a scenario today where ...